September 2, 2015

Gardner Lake, county, working together to repair storm siren

Mark Taylor
Gardner Lake residents are concerned about a storm siren that stopped working about two years ago.
According to Gardner Lake Association officials, the siren was installed at 15532 Lake Road 9 as many as 20 years ago.…

BOCC votes to extend sewer service to Gardner Lake

Mark Taylor
Gardner Lake residents will soon have access to sanitary sewers.
Johnson County commissioners voted Sept. 15 enlarge the Consolidated Main Sewer District and the Consolidated Lateral Sewer District and the creation of Lateral Sewer District No. 1 …

County commissioners to vote on Gardner Lake sewers

Mark Taylor
Johnson County commissioners will vote Sept. 15 on whether to expand sanitary sewer service to Gardner Lake.
A public hearing on the issue was held in August.
The sewer initiative proposes enlarging the Consolidated Main Sewer District …

County to host August public hearing on Gardner Lake sewers

Gardner Lake was built in the 1930’s as the largest WPA project in Johnson County. File Photo

Mark Taylor
Johnson County commissioners agreed July 21 to host a public hearing on the creation of a proposed sewer district to …

Gardner Lake fish die off from severe weather

A number of Gizzard shad have been found dead along the shores at Gardner Lake.  According to Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, it is likely that the cause of this fish kill was due to stress related to severe …

Council approves sale of land adjacent to Gardner Lake

Danedri Thompson

Council members will host another work session before voting on proposed updated property codes.

Council member Kristina Harrison requested that voting on the proposal be delayed during a meeting Feb. 21. Harrison said she’s received more feedback …

City weighs pros, cons of lake property sale

Corbin H. Crable
The city of Gardner and Gardner Lake residents may soon reach a consensus on what to do with lake property.
Members of the Gardner Lake Committee, along with City Administrator Stewart Fairburn, updated the Gardner City …

City official presents timeline for Gardner Lake task force

Corbin H. Crable
City Administrator Stewart Fairburn updated the Gardner City Council on the newly formed Gardner Lake Rules Advisory Committee at the governing body’s meeting July 6.
The task force was formed late last month in response to …

Gardner Lake residents sound off on potential land use policy changes

Corbin H. Crable

Gardner Lake residents, with prepared statements in hand, filled the city council chambers on June 21 to address the Gardner City Council’s  potential changes to the lake’s land use policies.

At issue is the city’s enforcement …